Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert

About Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert is the manager of the London Singing Institute. He is passionate about helping adults find their voice. He truly believes that no one is too old or not talented enough to start singing. To get started with your singing lessons contact Stefan at enrol@londonsinginginstitute.co.uk

How Long Does it Take to Learn How to Sing

2020-09-25T09:22:49+01:00

So, you’ve been inspired to learn how to sing, perhaps by your favourite vocalist or someone close to you who’s a great singer. That’s wonderful – singing is fantastic for your mental and physical health and can bring a lot of enjoyment. As you eagerly embark on your journey as a vocalist, you might be wondering how long it takes to learn to sing well? We get this question all the time, so keep on reading to find out. What are you looking to achieve? No two voice lessons for beginner adults are the same – we’re all individuals with our [...]

How Long Does it Take to Learn How to Sing2020-09-25T09:22:49+01:00

The Best Online Music Lesson Setup?

2020-09-02T12:27:29+01:00

Finding the Best Online Music Lesson Setup An increasing number of music teachers and students are moving into the realm of online music lessons. They are an amazing way to connect educators and pupils from differing geographical locations, to learn from the comfort of your own home, thus saving time and money. But there are, of course, complications when it comes to learning this way. Technical issues, lack of video and audio clarity can all lead to a poor online learning experience. We have put together our online music lesson tips to help you make the most of them! Consider your [...]

The Best Online Music Lesson Setup?2020-09-02T12:27:29+01:00

Evolution of pop music

2020-08-12T19:36:53+01:00

You may associate pop music with that polished, bubble gum sound, but it’s actually a combination of genres and influences that are popular at any given time. They are then presented in an accessible, easily digestible pop format and song structure that is enjoyed by a large portion of the public. Pop is constantly evolving, building on and blending together influences through different eras, while also reflecting the social and political situation. In this article, we attempt to show a pop music history timeline in the west, including some pivotal changes. Keep in mind, however, that there are many artists that [...]

Evolution of pop music2020-08-12T19:36:53+01:00

5 Surprising Benefits of Online Singing Lessons

2020-08-12T19:34:38+01:00

One of the best things about modern technology is that it allows the music and teaching industry adapt to the current climate. As more and more of us are seeking ways to work remotely and use technology to stay in touch with everyone, singing is another practice that is increasingly being taught online. For those of us moving from traditional, face to face in-person lessons, this is a brand-new territory, and it makes some people wonder about the pros and cons of online singing lessons. It may surprise you that there are actually a lot of benefits to studying remotely, so [...]

5 Surprising Benefits of Online Singing Lessons2020-08-12T19:34:38+01:00

7 Tips for Singing and Playing at the Same Time

2020-07-24T18:46:01+01:00

Many talented vocalists are also able to play a musical instrument – even Beyonce has recently learned to play piano, following advice from Prince himself! Being able to play music can help you with songwriting, arrangement and provide accompaniment when performing solo, which also makes you more employable. Many musicians look effortless while playing and singing, but it is actually quite a tricky skill, particularly if the melody or rhythm differs between the vocal and accompaniment. It takes a lot of multitasking and practice, but don’t fret – with these simple tips you’ll be able to accompany yourself in no time. [...]

7 Tips for Singing and Playing at the Same Time2020-07-24T18:46:01+01:00

How to write a hit song?

2020-07-24T18:26:19+01:00

Writing songs can be one of the most wasteful artforms out there – many songwriters write several tracks and, often, only a small percentage actually gets released. As with everything else, it takes a lot of practice, time and effort to become a good songwriter, but have you ever wondered how to write a hit song? We’ve come across a study from 2017 that analysed Billboard Hot 100 songs between 2014 and 2015 and found similarities across all of them, which could potentially indicate why they appeal to a wider audience. In this article, we’ll talk about 2020 music trends too! [...]

How to write a hit song?2020-07-24T18:26:19+01:00

10 Songwriting Tips for Beginners

2020-07-24T12:47:57+01:00

Famous singer-songwriters make their craft look easy and effortless, however, there is a lot of theory, practice and years of consistent writing that makes them truly great. If you’re already a vocalist and musician looking to delve into songwriting, we have some helpful songwriting tips and techniques for you! 1. Brush up on your skills as a musician An excellent knowledge of music theory would go a long way in helping you write music. We often think of it as an art that comes naturally, however, studying things like scales and chord theory will make it so much easier for you [...]

10 Songwriting Tips for Beginners2020-07-24T12:47:57+01:00

How Music Affects Productivity

2020-07-24T12:26:29+01:00

As all of us are slowly transitioning into a new, temporary ‘normal’, there are a lot of adjustments to your normal workflow and schedule. If you have recently started working from home or if you’re simply looking for ways to improve productivity, music can help you do just that. But how can you ensure that the music you listen to has a positive effect on your concentration skills instead of distracting you? And why is it that music affects productivity in the first place? Find out in this article. The link between music and concentration When you get started on a [...]

How Music Affects Productivity2020-07-24T12:26:29+01:00

10 Best Practice Tips for Musicians

2020-06-30T19:25:07+01:00

How to Practice Effectively: 10 Best Practice Tips for Musicians The career of a musician can often be unpredictable. You could be busy one month and have a completely empty schedule the next. If you’ve recently found yourself with a lot more spare time, this is the perfect opportunity to practice, update your repertoire and hone your craft so that you’re ready to take on more gigs anytime. But practising isn’t just about playing as much as you can! There are steps you can take to make it much more effective and use your time wisely. Try our 10 best practice [...]

10 Best Practice Tips for Musicians2020-06-30T19:25:07+01:00

Remote collaboration: considerations for musicians

2020-06-11T12:25:53+01:00

In light of recent events, many of us are seeking ways to stay connected to our audiences and clients from our homes, while maintaining a steady income. Because of this, livestream usage has grown by 70% in the last few weeks on Instagram alone. Online streaming and virtual work environments could be useful ways to ensure your fans stay in touch with you and your clients can keep using your services. Although some feel forced into seeking out remote collaboration tools, they could lead to positive experiences, such as accessing a larger talent pool and customer base. Depending on your career, [...]

Remote collaboration: considerations for musicians2020-06-11T12:25:53+01:00